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Kinuyo Yamashita

Kinuyo Yamashita (山下 絹代, Yamashita Kinuyo, born 31 December) is a Japanese video game music composer and sound producer. Her best known soundtrack is Konami's Castlevania, which was also her debut work. She was credited under the pseudonym James Banana for her work on the Nintendo Entertainment System version of the game. This pseudonym was a pun of the name James Bernard, the film composer of the 1958 film Dracula. Many other names from the credits showed at the end of the game were puns of personalities related to monster/horror media as well.

Castlevania Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Famicom
Power Blade Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Famicom